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Navalny in ‘strong’ pain, team fears for his life — lawyer

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny stands in a class cage during a hearing in the Moscow City Court in Moscow, Russia, February 2, 2021. (Moscow City Court via AP)
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny stands in a class cage during a hearing in the Moscow City Court in Moscow, Russia, February 2, 2021. (Moscow City Court via AP)

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is in great pain, his lawyer says after visiting him in prison, adding that allies are afraid for his life.

“He is suffering from strong back pain and pain in his right leg,” lawyer Olga Mikhailova says in remarks on Dozhd television.

“Everyone is afraid for his life and health.”

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